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All-oral probe dodges public-records law, vice mayor alleges


Original post made on Oct. 19, 2007
Last comment by Charles Foster Kane, on Nov 29, 2007 at 1:28 pm | 30 comments | 8190 Views


Car crashes into El Camino apartment building

A woman crashed her car Monday morning into a Palo Alto apartment complex behind two El Camino Real businesses, the fire...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eugene, on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:22 am | 10 comments | 8190 Views


Got empathy?

Can teaching kids empathy change the world? Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 10, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 5 comments | 8190 Views


Senior unassisted living: home maintenance and the compost bin

My son has just threatened to write my unflattering obit--Death by Compost Bin--because such a disaster almost came true....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 27, 2017 at 11:56 am | 24 comments | 8189 Views


ShopTalk: The Clement opens, Paris Baguette booms

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto: Opulent boutique hotel The Clement opens, and downtown bakery Paris Baguette finds...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2016
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 12 comments | 8189 Views


Welcome to Town Square!


Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2007 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 8188 Views


Real Estate Matters: market shows signs of cooling

It's now midsummer, and the frenzy of Palo Alto's spring residential market seems to have cooled down quite a bit. Even though...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by DroneLoon, on Aug 31, 2018 at 11:51 pm | 23 comments | 8186 Views


Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table

After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PAmom33, on May 22, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 66 comments | 8185 Views


Movie theater proposed for San Antonio shopping center

Developer Merlone Geier has significantly revised its proposal for phase two at San Antonio Shopping Center to include an...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 14, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 8185 Views


Chinese firm makes bid for Palo Alto, East Palo Alto hotels

A Chinese insurance company could soon be purchasing the company that owns the Westin and Sheraton hotels in Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 10 comments | 8185 Views


Community pundits get it wrong on the library – again!


Original post made by Sanford Forte on Jul. 14, 2006
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 15, 2006 at 3:18 am | 5 comments | 8184 Views


Men plead 'not guilty' in Palo Alto tennis instructor's death

Two men charged in the killing of a Palo Alto tennis instructor pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County Superior Court on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by A, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:46 am | 7 comments | 8184 Views


Editorial: Buena Vista's finish line

In less than a month, Palo Alto's most well-known and debated housing for low-income families will be officially saved from...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 13, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 16 comments | 8183 Views


After decades of providing haircuts, Cambridge Barber Shop closes its doors

After more than 50 years of business spanning two generations of his family, Larry Skarset, 72, has closed the doors of his...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by You Want the Area to Remain the Same?, on Jul 6, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 8183 Views


Palo Alto looks to cameras for traffic data

Seeking to gather more data about local bicyclists and pedestrians, Palo Alto has installed dozens of cameras around the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 16, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 63 comments | 8182 Views


African Methodist Episcopal members mourn in aftermath of Charleston killings

The killing of nine African American churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday has sent shock...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 22, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 20 comments | 8182 Views


Mod costumes help move Oscar Wilde play into swinging '60s

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Oscar fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 8182 Views


Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 8182 Views


Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Los Altos


Original post made by Marcus Libkind on Feb. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 8182 Views


As we face our climate crisis, choose your vehicle wisely

When discussing the climate crisis, the question most often asked by concerned citizens is "What can I do to help?" Look...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 43 comments | 8181 Views
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